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Crowd Gathers to Watch Executions of Suspected Collaborators in Gaza

Palestinians watch as Hamas militants execute Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in Gaza City on Aug. 22, 2014. Reuters

Hamas militants killed seven Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in a public execution in a square in Gaza City on Friday, witnesses and a Hamas website said. The victims, their heads covered and hands tied, were shot dead by masked gunmen dressed in black in front of a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque after prayers. Another 11 people suspected of collaborating with Israel were killed by gunmen at an abandoned police station in Gaza earlier on Friday, Hamas security officials said.

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Hamas militants grab Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel before executing them in Gaza City on Aug. 22. Reuters